Cradle Talk

Cradle Talk  is a weekly support group for new parents and their babies, ages 0-6 months. An Edward Hospital Mother/Baby nurse leads the discussion and guest speakers address a variety of parenting topics each week.  Bring your newborn with you! 

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Meets most Wednesdays 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. (see dates below)

Location:

Our Saviour's Lutheran Church
815 South Washington Street, Naperville
(located across from the Edward Hospital ER)

Unless indicated on the date listed below, all meetings will be held in Our Saviour's Lutheran Church.  In the event of inclement weather during the winter months, please call the Cradle Talk phone line at 630-527-3957 to see if Cradle Talk has been canceled on that particular day. Cradle Talk will be canceled if the church decides to close the building.  We will post the cancellation no later than 9 a.m.

Edward Hospital promotes vaccinations for babies and parents.  Some babies are too young for certain vaccines, so please do not attend if you or your baby have fever, colds, flu-like symptoms, or rashes. Please ask one of the nurses if you have any questions on recent recommendation for vaccines.  

Meeting Dates: 

Due to the potential spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we will require mask wearing and social distancing at any of our in-person classes or support groups. Our Cradle Talk support group will resume in-person meetings starting August 2021. Cradle Talk will also include Breastfeeding Support at the end of every session. 

Cradle Talk Online (virtual support group)

This informal virtual support group is for the new moms from both Edward & Elmhurst Hospitals, as well as any other new moms in our community. Participants will have a chance to talk to other new moms, ask questions of an experienced RN and listen to guest speakers on topics of interest to new moms. The Cradle Talk Online support group will meet virtually every Monday and Friday at 10 a.m. using WebEx. Visit our Cradle Talk Facebook group or the Babies & Mommies of Elmhurst Hospital Facebook group for weekly speaker topics and to connect with other new moms. 

Nurturing Moms

This group is for those new moms experiencing anxiety, stress or other signs of mood disorders. It will be led by experienced certified clinical therapists.

  • Nurturing Mom support groups for both hospitals will resume meeting in-person starting September ’21.
  • Nurturing Moms will meet virtually on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month at 12 p.m. 
  • For more information, the location of the in-person meetings, or to receive an email invite for one of these virtual groups, please contact Susan.Bard@EEHealth.org. Please RSVP to attend a session.

Websites and Class Handouts

Developmental Info:

Safety:

Breastfeeding Info:

Miscellaneous:

Twins Info:

For the New Mom:

Support:

Videos:

Baby Wearing Demo